(September 1951)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Whew! I love the taste of your new lipstick, Veronica!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Inks:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
lipstick; Tunnel of Love

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #62

Date Bait (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Inks:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty's father
Synopsis:
Jughead comes up with a plan to make Betty seem very popular. The scheme works too well.
Keywords:
prom; school paper; telephone

Ready Soon! Archie Annual #3 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Oui, Oui, Fifi! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Inks:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fifi; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
The new girl from France, Fifi, has the attention of all the boys in the school except for Archie. Betty and Veronica find that hard to believe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
France; jealosy; poodle

Indexer Notes

Signature is in the last panel. A promo for Jughead Comics is included in a "Wham!" sound effect panel on the last page.

Pardon My Punch (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Inks:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide that Jughead should be on a sports team. The only one with an opening is the boxing team and that works out as well as would be expected.
Keywords:
boxing

Too Scent-sitive (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Inks:
George Frese [as Geo Frese] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie breaks a date with Betty to finish his homework. Betty is upset and decides to drown her sorrows with a big radish, scallion, and onion sandwich. Archie arrives unexpectedly and Betty tries to keep him at a distance because of her bad breath.
Keywords:
bad breath; homework; onions; radishes; scallions

Indexer Notes

Veronica does not appear.

Betty and Veronica Salute the Teenage Clubs! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

A listing of teenage clubs: The Blue Bonnets (Detroit, Mich.), The Bubbelettes (Chicago, Ill.), The Flares (Brooklyn, N.Y), The Ukelettes (Belleville, N.J.), The Hayrides (Detroit, Mich.), The Sub Debs (Little Rock, Ark.), Millers Falls Drum Corps (Millers Falls, Mass.), The Q-T's (Brooklyn, N.Y.), The Y-Teens (Boise, Idaho), C. Y. O. Club St. Mary's (Wharton, N. J.), The Good Deeders (Owensboro, Ky.), The Ukelettes Gang (No. Sacramento, Calif.), The Pigtails (New York, N.Y.), The Flames (Chicago, Ill.), Junior Y Teens (Los Angeles, Calif.), and The Teen Teens (Vancouver, Wash.).

I'm in Love, I'm in Love, I'm in Love with a Wonderful Gal! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ginger Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Cat and Moose (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty tries to get Moose to ask Veronica to the dance so that Archie will be too scared to ask Veronica. Moose ends up deciding to take Betty instead, which wasn't part of the plan.

Indexer Notes

In this story, Moose had been dating Lottie Little, but they had broken up.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Whew! I love the taste of your new lipstick, Veronica!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Date Bait
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Ready Soon! Archie Annual #3
    Archie Annual
  4. 3. Oui, Oui, Fifi!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Pardon My Punch
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Too Scent-sitive
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Betty and Veronica Salute the Teenage Clubs!
  8. 7. I'm in Love, I'm in Love, I'm in Love with a Wonderful Gal!
    Ginger Comics
  9. 8. Cat and Moose
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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